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Monthly Archive: May 2013

May
13
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere May 13, 2013.

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Time to check in with the ACC bloggers and see what’s happening across the ACC. What are the expectations of each ACC Football program? ACC Prescription gives his take on each ACC team.  On the eve of prep basketball star Andrew Wiggin’s decision of where he’ll attend school, TomahawkNation looks at how Florida State’s  European trip …

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May
12
2013

Andrew Wiggins sets a date to announce his college choice. Where will he end up?

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The most sought after prep college player in the country Andrew Wiggins appears to have set a date of this Tuesday to announce his college choice, according to NBC Sports. Where he ends could change the fortunes on any team he chooses. Kentucky would become the prohibitive favorite to win the national title. Kansas and …

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May
12
2013

The dark side of the NFL.

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I ran across this article the other day from the Washington Post… Who should pay the costs of retired NFL player’s medical bills?   Honestly I don’t know enough about the issue to say whether the NFL should pay everything single claim that comes to them, but this is without  doubt a really sobering piece.

May
11
2013

The ACC’s 10 worst Out of Conference football losses since 2008.

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ACC fans were probably feeling pretty good the other day when I posted the ACC’s 10 best out of conference football wins since 2008.  There were wins over power programs like LSU, Georgia, USC, Ohio State, Notre Dame, and Oklahoma among them. That’s sounds real good. Unfortunately on the other end of the spectrum are the ugly …

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May
10
2013

Money making and College Football.

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This is reader submitted piece. It is an interesting take on the current money making monster college athletics has become. Author: Claire Jacobs How much money does college football generate? The easy answer: a lot. Between broadcast deals, ticket sales, merchandising, sponsorship deals and donations, it’s no secret that college football is a cash cow …

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May
09
2013

2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships Panel

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Happy May from all of us at All Sports Discussion.  It’s that time of year when spring football practice is over – and spring sports are heading toward playoff time!! The patented panel is back!!! This time, we’re going to be discussing the 2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships.  First, our panelists will give us their …

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May
08
2013

15th Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchups Announced

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Thanks to @HokieSmash for submitting this release. Does this look like fun or what?   The 15th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods on Dec. 3-4 will be highlighted by eight teams in the ESPN.com early preseason top 25, including six of the top 11 teams: No. 3 Michigan State, No. 5 Duke, No. …

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May
07
2013

The ACC’s 10 best Out of Conference football wins since 2008.

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How does a conference enhance it perception in football? The last 3 years have taught us that  it depends on how big your TV contract is! Wait wrong discussion… We know what it is, it’s winning. It’s winning against quality teams out of your conference. The ACC is a work in progress when it comes …

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May
06
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere May 6, 2013.

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It’s May… We are gradually creeping towards football preview time. What are the ACC bloggers up to? Clemson and Dabo Swinney have had a lot of success in recent years recruiting, but ShakinintheSouthland has some thoughts how the Tigers can still tweak their recruiting strategy. Who does Pittsburgh blog CardiacHill think are Pitt’s top ACC basketball …

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May
06
2013

ACC Announces 2013 Football Bowl Schedule

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Ok I’m back after spending a few days in New York City seeing some sights and a little R&R, so I’m back to regular blogging. Thanks to @HokieSmash for sending this press release. By the way @HokieSmash is working on ACC Lacrosse panel, so stay tuned for that. Conference to Have Eight Primary and One Conditional Bowl …

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May
04
2013

Fainting Goats and North Carolina Football.

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I’m late to this viral party, but I got good a laugh when I finally saw it. Those crazy football kids at UNC. Watch it until the ends the goats are really funny.

May
04
2013

John Swofford Interview from ESPN

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Today John Swofford was interviewed by Heather Dinich of ESPN.  Some interesting comments in there about the ACC GOR and the possibility of an ACC Network. It’s worth a look… Become a fan of the ACC on Facebook and follow the ACC on Twitter  

May
02
2013

Thoughts on the SEC Network and the ACC’s possible Bowl lineup

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As I said earlier this week, blogging will be limited this while I’m on the road. There were a couple of announcements today that I want to touch on. First the SEC had their official release of their upcoming SEC Network.  The most important part of the release for ACC fans? The network will also feature …

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